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Casting calls in Chicago

This could be your 15 minutes of fame.

The following is a list of reality TV shows scheduled to hold casting calls in the Chicago area and movies, TV shows, music videos and commercials looking to cast extras and speaking roles here. This list is updated every week, so make sure to bookmark this page. Also, check out our 10 tips on how to become an extra.

(NOTE: I have nothing to do with casting, so please don't send me your headshots.)

NBC'S "THE VOICE"

Solo artists and duos 15 years old or older for singing competition. Casting call is Feb. 21 and 22 at Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom. Details

ABC'S "EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS"

Obese individuals who want to lose more than half their body weight. Casting call is Feb. 14 at Copernicus Center. Details

"MY ONE SHOT"

Rappers for hip-hop reality TV competition hosted by Sway Calloway. Casting call in Chicago is Feb. 13 at a to be determined location. Details

FOX'S "EMPIRE"

Males and females in their 20s to 50s to play press Jan. 30. Details

Celebrity lookalikes for nonspeaking roles Jan. 28 and 30. Details

Males and females to work as "stage hands, crew, security and performers" Jan. 28. Details

Males and females in their 40s for music event scene Feb. 2. Details

Females 18-30 years old who look like tough, female rappers for Jan. 27. Details

Real male rappers for non-speaking role Jan. 27. Details

Hip and trendy males and females 18 to 49 years old for music venue scene. Details

"Club types" in their 20s or 30s. Details

NBC'S "CHICAGO FIRE"

"Upscale" males and females in their 20s to 60s for restaurant scene Feb. 2. Details

Real paramedics who know how to ice skate for Jan. 29. Details

Paramedics for Jan. 28. Details

Males and females who can ice skate for ice skating scene Jan. 28. Details

NBC'S "CHICAGO PD"

Extras for bar scene at Molly's and men to play parents in ice skating scene Jan. 28. Details

"CRIME STOPPERS/CASE FILES"

African-American men around 30 years old for reenactment scene Jan. 28. Details

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